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Fred Chalenor

Fred Chalenor
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Fred Chalenor (December 29, 1955 - June 23, 2018) was an American bassist and composer, best known for being a member of Tone Dogs and Caveman Shoestore, though he collaborated widely with artists in many genres.
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Caveman Shoestore — Super Sale Caveman Shoestore — Super Sale
(Build-a-Buzz 002, 2005, CD)
Curlew — Mercury Curlew — Mercury
(Cuneiform Rune 177, 2003, CD)
Wayne Horvitz — Film Music 1998-2001 Wayne Horvitz — Film Music 1998-2001
(Tzadik TZ 7514, 2002, CD)
Curlew — Meet the Curlews! Curlew — Meet the Curlews!
(Cuneiform Rune 157, 2002, CD)
Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo Bill Rieflin & Chris Connelly — Largo
(First World Music FWD 01.10, 2001, CD)
Land — Road Movies Land — Road Movies
(First World Music FWD01.09, 2001, CD)
Hughscore — Delta Flora Hughscore — Delta Flora
(Cuneiform Rune 110, 1999, CD)
Jeff Greinke — Ride Jeff Greinke — Ride
(First World Music FWD 99.05, 1999, CD)
The Walkabouts — Trail of Stars The Walkabouts — Trail of Stars
(Glitterhouse GRCD 450, 1999, CD)
Hughscore — High Spot Paradox Hughscore — High Spot Paradox
(Tim/Kerr Records T/K 109-2, 1997, CD)
Caveman Hughscore — Caveman Hughscore Caveman Hughscore — Caveman Hughscore
(Tim/Kerr Records TK95CD093, 1995, CD)
Caveman Shoestore — Flux Caveman Shoestore — Flux
(Tim/Kerr Records TK93CD056, 1994, CD)
Caveman Shoestore — Master Cylinder Caveman Shoestore — Master Cylinder
(Tim/Kerr Records TK92CD024, 1992, CD)
Tone Dogs — The Early Middle Years Tone Dogs — The Early Middle Years
(Soleilmoon SOL 10 CD, 1991, CD)
Tone Dogs — Ankety Low Day Tone Dogs — Ankety Low Day
(C/Z CZ016, 1990, CD)
Copernicus — Deeper Copernicus — Deeper
(Nevermore Inc. NCD2087, 1987/2012, CD)

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2018-07-09
Soft Machine Set to Release New Music – It's been 50 years since The Soft Machine changed the face of music with their first album. Their blend of psychedelic rock and jazz was unique, and while the band went through many changes before disbanding in 1981 — by which time there were no original members remaining — they remained an innovative force with a style all their own. » Read more

2018-07-01
7d Surfaces Happy Rhodes Back Catalog – We've covered singer Happy Rhodes before, both for her solo work and recently with The Security Project, but her 11 albums have been hard to track down. Until now. 7d features high-quality downloads of all her releases, and several of them are also available on CD. » Read more

2018-06-25
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more

2018-06-13
Jon Hiseman RIP – One of the great drummers of the rock era has died. Jon Hiseman was a veteran of such ground-breaking groups as Colosseum (I and II), Tempest, John Mayal's Bleusbreakers, and was a founding member of the innovative large band United Jazz + Rock Ensemble. » Read more

2018-06-05
Koenjihyakkei Seeks Funding for New Album – It's been quite a few years since the last new studio album by the amazing Koenjihyakkei. Now they are preparing Dhormimviskha for worldwide release, and they're asking fans to pre-order via a Kickstarter campaign to help it happen. » Read more


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